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AHR 212 - Advanced Comfort Systems


4 Credit Hour(s)

This course covers water-cooled comfort systems, water-source/geothermal heat pumps, and high efficiency heat pump systems including variable speed drives and controls. Emphasis is placed on the application, installation, and servicing of water-source systems and the mechanical and electronic control components of advanced comfort systems. Upon completion, students should be able to test, analyze, and troubleshoot water-cooled comfort systems, water-source/geothermal heat pumps, and high efficiency heat pumps.
Competencies
Student Learning Outcomes
1. Demonstrate safe practices and procedures with tools, materials, and industry accepted test equipment covered in the course.
2. Identify components of water-cooled comfort systems, water-source/geothermal heat pumps, and high efficiency heat pumps.
3. Compare and contrast standard and high efficiency heat pumps.
4. Design and size earth coupled piping loops for geothermal heat pump systems.
5. Describe geothermal heat pump operation.
6. Test duct systems for proper airflow and make adjustments.


Contact Hours: 8
Class Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 6
Prerequisite(s): State Prerequisite: AHR 114  
Semester(s) Offered: F



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